The UChicago Theology Workshop

On Thursday April 14, from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m., the Theology Workshop will co-host a conference with the Ethics Club entitled “Justice and Love in the Christian Tradition.”

Nicholas Wolterstorff, Noah Porter Professor of Philosophical Theology Emeritus from Yale University and Oliver O’Donovan, Professor of Christian Ethics and Practical Theology at the University of Edinburgh, will be delivering papers and dialoging on the themes of love and justice.

Professor Wolterstorff will present from 3:00-4:30; Professor O’Donovan will present from 4:30-6:00.

The event will be hosted in the Third Floor Lecture Hall of the Divinity School.

The event is free and open to the public

On Tuesday April 5, the Theology Workshop will welcome Professor Willemien Otten to discuss her recent essay:

Creation and Epiphanic Incarnation. Reflections on the Future of Natural Theology from an Eriugenian-Emersonian Perspective

Josh Daniel  will respond.

If you would like a copy of this essay, please email Tim Hiller at timothyhiller@uchicago.edu or Jeff Fowler at jif@uchicago.edu.

The workshop will meet at 4:30 in S201.

On Tuesday March 29, Kevin Vanhoozer from Wheaton College will discuss a chapter from his recent book Remythologizing Theology, entitled:

“Impassible Compassion? From Divine Pathos to Divine Patience”

The paper should be read before coming to the Workshop.

David Newhesier will respond.

The workshop will meet at 4:30 in S201.

On Friday March 18, the Theology Workshop will gather in S400  at 12:00 to discuss Prof. Marius Timmann Mjaaland’s article:

“Immorality: Luther on Futility, Pride, and Deception”

Lunch will also be served.

On Tuesday March 8, the Theology Workshop will gather in S200  at 4:30 to discuss a draft of chapter of Ryan Coyne’s upcoming manuscript entitled:

“The End of Care: Carelessness and Temporality in the Late Heidegger”

Daniel Schultz will respond.

On Tuesday, January 25, the Theology Workshop will gather in S400  at 4:30 to discuss a chapter of Antonia Daymond’s dissertation entitled:

“Moses!: Maleness and Masculinity in Black Liberation Hermeneutics”

Jeff Fowler will respond.

On Tuesday, January 25, the Theology Workshop will gather in S400  at 4:30 to discuss a chapter of Vince Evener’s dissertation entitled:

“The Eye that Offends Us': Suffering and the Transformation of Perception in Martin Luther’s Break with the Roman Church”

Evan Kuehn will respond.

On Tuesday, January 11, the Theology Workshop will gather in S400  at 4:30 to discuss a chapter of Jessica Decou’s dissertation entitled:

“Affirmation of Abomination? Popular Entertainment and its Role in a ‘Barthian Pneumatology of Culture'”

Rick Elgendy responding.

On Tuesday, December 7, the Theology Workshop will gather in Swift 400 at 4:30 to discuss Devin’s O’Rourke’s paper

“Re-theologizing De-theologization: A Barthian Response”

[Tim Hiller responding]

On Wednesday, December 1, the Theology Workshop welcomes Linn Tonstad from Valparaiso University. We will gather in S201 at 4:30 to discuss her paper

“‘Through a Critical Mimesis to God': A Butlerian Topography of the Trinitarian Imaginary.”

Larisa Reznik responding.

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